Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

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A surprisingly understudied topic in international relations is that of gender-based asylum, even though the tactic has been adopted in an increasing number of countries in the global north and west. Those adjudicating gender-based asylum cases must investicate the specific category of gender violence committed against the asylum-seeker, as well as the role of the asylum-seeker's home state in being complicit with such violence. As Nayak argues, it matters not just that but how we respond to gender violence and persecution. ...

Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics 2015, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199397624

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